# Boolean algebra

[boo-lee-uh n]

### noun

Logic. a deductive logical system, usually applied to classes, in which, under the operations of intersection and symmetric difference, classes are treated as algebraic quantities.

Mathematics. a ring with a multiplicative identity in which every element is an idempotent.

## Origin of Boolean algebra

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## Boolean algebra

### noun

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## Boolean algebra

[bōō′lē-ən]

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